EPA says popular weed killer glyphosate is not a carcinogen

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday that glyphosate, a chemical in many popular weed killers, is not a carcinogen, contradicting recent decisions by U.S. juries that found... Read more »

Hear from the ‘hopeless, overwhelmed, scared’ cancer patient who called out the N.S. premier

Ryan Flanagan, CTVNews.ca with a report from CTV Atlantic’s Bruce FriskoPublished Tuesday, April 30, 2019 6:24PM EDT A cancer patient who issued a tearful plea daring the premier of Nova Scotia to... Read more »

Sask. family hoping for organ transplant that will give 11-year-old son a chance at normal life

For Maymont’s Nate Starycki, the race is on for a transplant that might give him a chance to live life like any other 11-year-old. Nate needs an intestinal and liver transplant, according... Read more »

When is ‘Alzheimer’s’ not Alzheimer’s? Researchers characterize a different form of dementia

In the past, using the terms “Alzheimer’s disease” and “dementia” interchangeably was common. Now there is rising appreciation that a variety of diseases and disease processes contribute to dementia. According to Nina... Read more »

Right combination of diet and bacteria limits cancer progression

The diet of a person can have significant effects on the gut microbiome, i.e. the populations of microorganisms such as bacteria which live in the human gut. It is well recognised that... Read more »

Deadly box jellyfish antidote discovered using CRISPR genome editing

Researchers at the University of Sydney have discovered an antidote to the deadly sting delivered by the most venomous creature on earth — the Australian box jellyfish. The Australian box jellyfish (Chironex... Read more »

Keto diet has potential in military, researchers say

A new study has researchers hopeful that a ketogenic diet could prove useful in the military, where obesity is an ongoing challenge, both in terms of recruiting soldiers and keeping them fit... Read more »

Speed Up Athletic Recovery With a Weighted Blanket

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Critics of Canadian health system discover a potent tool: social media

HALIFAX — Unfiltered and emotional social media postings are emerging as a potent tool for critics of Canada’s health system, though some observers are dubious they’ll prompt lasting changes. In Nova Scotia,... Read more »

Making glass more clear

Not everything about glass is clear. How its atoms are arranged and behave, in particular, is startlingly opaque. The problem is that glass is an amorphous solid, a class of materials that... Read more »